Career Development

Upper Arlington's Career Development Program provides experiences for students to learn about their education and career options a variety of programs and experiences such as:

  • integrated career awareness activities at the elementary level

  • career development activities through Life Skills classes at the middle school level

  • job shadowing for 8th and 9th graders

  • Focus on Your Future career event for sophomores

  • individual counseling through the guidance staff at UAHS

For Upper Arlington students who would like to explore different career areas as part of the high school day, we encourage 11th and 12th graders to access Columbus City Schools' Career Technical Education at Fort Hayes and the Columbus Downtown High School & Career Center.


Did you know?  According to high school senior exit surveys conducted state wide,

The top five persons that influence their career decisions are: 

  • Parent

  • Teacher

  • Relative

  • Friend

  • School counselor

The top five activities that influence their career decisions are: 

  • High school course

  • Job shadow

  • Work experience

  • Volunteer activitiy

  • Career research project

Contact Information

Jeanne Gogolski
Career Development & Service-Learning Coordinator
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1950 North Mallway Drive
Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221
  (614) 487-5012



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1950 North Mallway Drive
Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221
(614) 487-5000

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